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Philippine Navy Brings Supplies to Troops in Second Thomas Shoal One Week After China Coast Guard Attack

Philippine Navy Brings Supplies to Troops in Second Thomas Shoal One Week After China Coast Guard Attack

The two boats (encircled) bringing supplies to Philippine troops aboard the BRP Sierra Madre. Photo provided by Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine military undertook a resupply mission for its troops in the Second Thomas Shoal in the Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) on Tuesday, exactly one week after the mission was aborted after two Chinese Coast Guard vessels used water cannons to attack the two civilian boats bringing supplies to the soldiers. Read More

Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Crew Safely Rescued After Crash; RAN MH-60R Fleet Grounded

Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Crew Safely Rescued After Crash; RAN MH-60R Fleet Grounded

HMAS Warramunga’s embarked MH-60R helicopter, ‘Sabertooth’, conducts free-deck landings and recoveries during AUSINDEX 21. Royal Australian Navy Photo

KUALA LUMPUR – All three crew members of a Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter were recovered safely after the aircraft crashed in the Philippine Sea during a routine flight late Wednesday. Read More